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Help upgrading my computer (graphic card and psu)

Q: Help upgrading my computer (graphic card and psu)

Ok so I am thinking about buying a gpu for my PC First of all the specs for it here I was browsing through newegg and trying to find a decent gpu have a budget but then (graphic psu) upgrading computer card my Help and in a review Help upgrading my computer (graphic card and psu) I was warned about the size of the gpu and then I also realized that I ll need a new psu My problem is that most new gpus pci-e x are behemots in size apparently quot x quot etc and it seems they won t fit onto my mobo or will they I just don t want to buy a new gpu and psu just to find out that they won t fit This is the first upgrade I ll be doing to my Help upgrading my computer (graphic card and psu) computer Can anyone help me recommending me cards and psu or at least giving me a guideline of what size of card should I be looking at Also if I m able to use double slot cards or not Thanks in advance nbsp

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A: Help upgrading my computer (graphic card and psu)

The graphics cards wil fit in your motherboard as you have a 2.0 16x PCIe slot and from what I can see your case can fit a dual slot card (as far as card slots on the back go) but I cannot find any details regarding the length from the card slots to the (hard drive cages?) edge of the case. The best way would be if you could measure the length from the card slots to the hard drive cages / edge of the case, then we can recommend an appropriately sized card and a new PSU based on the recommended card.
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A:upgrading graphic card

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What do you mean by upgrading your graphic card?
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A:Upgrading Graphic card help

you wouldnt have to change anything, it would work fine.

the main question is your powersupply, what wattage is it rated to? I think the gtx 760 recommends a 500w or above, but different card makers quote differences.

the weakest link in your pc will become your cpu which will bottleneck the system, but youll still be fine playing games, maybe not at their maximum settings.
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I bought it without upgrading my PSU, i'm getting 1 beep and then 2 beep saying its my video card... Not sure if I just need more juice or something is not compatible. Edited: I replaced my old video card and it works fine. thinking to get a PSU with 500w or more... but I would like to get any advice if something else could be going wrong here.
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A:Solved: Upgrading Graphic Card

oo.. ill like suggest a GF9600GT just for the fun of it. =)

but seriously, guessing your MB only has a AGP slot, so your choices are pretty much limited. you can try the HD2600XT or the nvidia 7-series. but they cost about $100 or so? not really worth it when you compare them to the pcie cards.
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i have an AGP 4x/8x(1.5v) slot

now i want to install a new graphics card in my AGP slot and my question is :

Can my pc handle a 1GB graphic card or i should stick to a 512Mb one.

thank you in advance

A:problem upgrading the graphic card

Can you buy a 1GB AGP graphics card at the moment? They seem to be scarce (in the USA) at the moment.

If you can get one, the only harm that I foresee is a slightly higher cost than a 512MB model.
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A:Upgrading Graphic card for HP h8-1010it

The HP h8-1010it motherboard with it's WIN 7 is a Legacy BIOS.  The answer your seeking is the MSI 750Ti card, which you already know has the UEFI - Legacy switch.  Your PSU is adequate for the GT545 or the GTX 750Ti.  Call MSI concerning your desires on the R7 or R9 series, and ask which specific card is UEFI - Legacy (Hybrid) card.  Be aware that you'll need a new PSU, as these cards need more Wattage.
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A:Some newbie question about upgrading a new graphic card

What are your system specs currently, and ... are you planning to upp graphics card on a laptop?

For an advance indication, before you provide your sys specs, you can check PSU req for any Nvidia Videocard on their website:

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A:After upgrading to windows 10 my graphic card is not working

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A:Upgrading Graphic Card SIMPLE HELP NEEDED

First of all, we have no idea what we are working on; post your exact system specs; ie make and model of mb, exact pw supply installed, etc.

Next here is how to properly install a new video card;
1 Uninstall ALL software related to the card using control panel; ie driver, any editing software, any control app, etc
2 When prompted to reboot, do not. Just shutdown the system and pull out your old card
3 Install new card and pw ON the system. Do not use any supplied CD. Go to the amd/ati site and download the latest driver for your card. Install the driver and reboot when prompted. Note you can download the driver prior to removing the old card; just do not attempt an install until your new card is installed.

Note for ati cards, I never install all of the stuff that comes on a CD. I install just the driver files downloaded from ati. IMO the CCC is problematic at best and often causes problems.
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A:Upgrading graphic card in HP Pavilion a1522in

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A:Graphic card isn't found. Only finds my integrated graphic card. Help!

first check they havent stolen you GPU
then check that the 4/8pin pci power supply is plugged into the top left of the motherboard.
then check the gpu has power cable(s) plugged in.
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A:new graphic card for my old computer

Hello and welcome to the forum maxt!

A quick google search revealed that your motherboard has an AGP 4x slot which has been superseded by PCI-Express and is very outdated...

You may be able to purchase a low profile new-ish card that has uses AGP that supports Windows 7, but chances are your PSU may not be strong enough to support it given its age..

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A:Can my computer's graphic card be upgraded?

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But your computer worked fine before?
Reboot your computer, tap F8 once a second or so from power on. Select "safe mode" does that work?
Advanced Boot Options
Also select
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A:Graphic Card Compatible With Windows 7 Old Computer!

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8 to 16 by replacing one stick does not compute.
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Go into Device Manager and uninstall all drivers for your card. Then try installing the drivers you downloaded. Do not restart your computer in the process, because then Windows will automatically install what it thinks are the best drivers.
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Originally posted by needalotofhelp
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